It is amazing how handy the internet can be.
Saturday for dinner Mrs. C pulled out some Omaha Steak products she brought for a quiet night at our shore vacation rental; coconut shrimp, and beef spring rolls. We then realized that this cuisine should have dipping sauce.
Duc Sauce, or that Chinese red gooey stuff would go well, but we were at the shore. The nearest store that might have those items was 20 minutes away, and Saturday traffic can be bad at the Jersey Shore.
What to do, what to do?
Look up Asian dipping sauces on the internet.
We did not have all the ingredients suggested for homemade dipping sauces, but we had a few.
With lime juice, teriyaki sauce, Worchester sauce, orange juice, yogurt and honey we made three…THREE different dipping sauces.
Orange juice and honey with a touch of teriyaki, was perfect for coconut shrimp. Lime juice, yogurt and honey also went well with the shrimp.
Teriyaki, honey, lime juice and a dash or Worchester worked well with the spring rolls.
We are not going to label these sauces and go on Shark Tank for funding to start a new brand; they are not as good as what we could buy at Acme, but for a makeshift effort with limited ingredients they were not bad.
From plain coconut shrimp and spring rolls, we had three dipping sauces like you would get at a restaurant and it only took about five minutes to mix them up.
Ain’t the internet grand?